In conjunction with the Tellico Plains
Christmas Candlelight Walk on Saturday, Dec. 1, The Bookshelf will
host a book signing for "Daybreak in the Mountains" by M. McCoy
Franklin. Franklin has written an eagerly awaited memoir about
his father, Rev. Dr. C. McCoy Franklin, who was mayor of Madisonville
from 1941 to 1945 and pastor at five Monroe County Presbyterian
churches from 1935 until his death in 1979. The book also
includes a CD with Rev. Franklin's birdcalls, for which he was
famous. Mr. Franklin will sign books from 5-8 p.m. at 108 Scott
Street in Old Downtown Tellico Plains. Call 423-253-3183 for
Happy birthday to Bill Cheeks, Rena
Nichols, Cody Hollingshead and Karen Couch.
Happy anniversary to B.J. and Diane
Wall and Wayne and Christy Yearwood.
Get well wishes go to Reba Williams,
Betty Cheeks, Sam Belcher, Faye Torbett, O.R. "Red" Young, Sue Young, Susie Moser, Otis Young, Wail Dalton, Thelma Matoy,
JoAnn Queen, Boyd Rodgers, Emma Best, Wayne Lynn, Charlotte
Duncan, Justine Williams, Margaret Wall, Virgil Tipton, Faye
McDaniel, Gladys Best, Lori Dalton and Patsy Long.
Kenneth Gay will be singing old gospel
music, and Christmas gospel songs, for the Tellico Plains, Christmas
Walk on Dec. 1, at D&D Antiques on Scott Street, in Tellico. The
music starts around 4 p.m. until the evening. Rebecca Furniss will
join Kenneth some time in the evening, as she walks around Tellico as an itinerant fiddler for the
On Dec. 14, at 6:30 p.m., the Friends
of the Tellico Plains Public Library will present a free screening of
the animated movie, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." The 1966
version of this classic movie will be shown at the Tellico Plains
Community Center. Admission is free and refreshments will be
provided. You are encouraged to bring a blanket or comfortable
folding chairs. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Join us
for the beginning of a fun tradition.
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